On average, listings lease in the $50's per square foot per year. The Costa Mesa region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $51 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Costa Mesa submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 47 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 51% of the available leases in the Costa Mesa are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,920 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1982 and are Class A.